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Lagenorhynchus cruciger   (Quoy & Gaimard, 1824)

hourglass dolphin
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Classification
Mammalia | Cetacea | Delphinidae
Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Main reference
Jefferson, T.A., S. Leatherwood and M.A. Webber. 1993. (Ref. 1394)
References | Biblio | Coordinator | Collaborators

Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 163 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 1394); 183 cm TL (female)

Environment
Pelagic

Climate / Range
Polar; 0°N - 90°S, 180°W - 180°E

Distribution
Indo-Pacific, Atlantic Ocean and the Antarctic: Antarctica and Kerguelen.
Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Sightings have been made in waters of 200 m or less, near islands and banks; ranges to the ice-edges in the south, but the northern limits are not known. Feeds on small fish (Ref. 1394). Sightings have been made in waters of 200 m or less, near islands and banks; ranges to the ice-edges in the south, but the northern limits are not known. Feeds on small fish (Ref. 1394).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Threat to humans




Human uses
Fisheries: commercial
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References
Mass conversion

Internet sources
BHL | BOLD Systems | Check for other websites | Check FishWatcher | CISTI | DiscoverLife | FAO(fisheries: species profile; publication : search) | GenBank (genome, nucleotide) | GOBASE | Google Books | Google Scholar | Google | ispecies | PubMed | Scirus | Sea Around Us | FishBase | Tree of Life | uBio | uBio RSS | Wikipedia (Go, Search) | Zoological Record

Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models

Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
Very high vulnerability (90 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown